Microsoft today announced that Skype is now available for Office Online Word and Office Online PowerPoint. Skype’s presence in this app allows improved collaboration for users. The Skype chat experience is available right next to the document, enabling you to chat in and edit in real-time with other authors. You can have a quick Skype group chats instead of long e-mail threads to speed up and simplify document editing process. Also, you can keep track of which co-authors are online as well as messages you might have missed.
All you need to get started is your Microsoft account. To get the best experience possible on Skype for Office Online, have your Skype account linked to your Microsoft account. If you haven’t linked the two accounts yet, click here.